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The Green Desk

95bFM's long-running green issues feature Green Desk, with Lilly Peacocke.

Green Desk: Warmer reefs

Green Desk: Warmer reefs Green Desk: Warmer reefs, 14.16 MB
Tue 7 Nov 2017

This week on the Green Desk, Conor Mercer speaks to Auckland University's Mark Costello about new research into the effect of ocean warming on reefs. 

Studying the secret lives of super snails

Studying the secret lives of super snails Studying the secret lives of super snails , 15.98 MB
Tue 31 Oct 2017

On the Green Desk this week with Jack Marshall speaks to Zoe Doubleday, a research fellow at the University of Adelaide about her study of snails living in acidic environments. 

Diving into the benefits of fish reserves

Diving into the benefits of fish reserves Diving into the benefits of fish reserves, 19.39 MB
Tue 24 Oct 2017

On the Green Desk, Jack talks with Dr Shane Lavery from the University of Auckland about the benefits of fish reserves.

Learning about how birds learn

Learning about how birds learn Learning about how birds learn, 18.42 MB
Tue 17 Oct 2017

On the Green Desk this week with Jack Marshall, we hear from Dr Alexander Harwood Taylor, a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Auckland, who’s been studying how intelligent birds use ‘play’ in order to learn.

How climate change affects baby crocodiles

How climate change affects baby crocodiles How climate change affects baby crocodiles, 13.89 MB
Tue 10 Oct 2017

On the Green Desk this week with Jack Marshall speaks to Essie Rodgers, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California who's looking at how baby crocodiles will be affected by climate change.

 

How will climate change affect NZ's wine industry?

How will climate change affect NZ's wine industry? How will climate change affect NZ's wine industry?, 14.07 MB
Tue 3 Oct 2017

On the Green Desk this week, we have our new host Jack Marshall. As climate change increases, there will be both benefits and costs to New Zealand’s agricultural industries.

Jack spoke to Dr Glen Creasy, a Senior Lecturer in Viticulture at Lincoln University in Christchurch is looking at how New Zealand’s vineyards will be impacted by changing climates.

Saving Northland's kauri from dieback

Saving Northland's kauri from dieback Saving Northland's kauri from dieback, 12.24 MB
Tue 19 Sep 2017

On the Green Desk this week, Lilly Peacocke talks to Dr Ian Horner who is involved in a project to rescue Kauri from dieback disease in Northland.

Keeping your locks clean and green

Keeping your locks clean and green Keeping your locks clean and green, 10.54 MB
Tue 12 Sep 2017

On the Green Desk this week, Lilly Peacocke talks to Eithne Curran - the woman behind a sustainable shampoo venture.

Why whales are the 'trees of the ocean'

Why whales are the 'trees of the ocean' Why whales are the 'trees of the ocean', 18.22 MB
Tue 5 Sep 2017

On the Green Desk, Lilly Peacocke discusses new research that shows how whales are the trees of the ocena and could be a possible solution for climate change.

Taking steps to protect Meola Creek

Taking steps to protect Meola Creek Taking steps to protect Meola Creek, 10.41 MB
Tue 22 Aug 2017

This week on the Green Desk, Lilly Peacocke talks to a group looking after Meola Creek since its inception in 2005.